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Food for Thought: Diverting Wasted Food From Higher Education

By |2020-05-04T11:20:31-04:00May 1st, 2020|Composting, Education, Food Donation, Food Waste, RecyclingWorks, Sustainability, Uncategorized, Waste Diversion|

Forty percent of food in America is wasted; yet even while we are throwing away edible food, one in eight Americans remain food insecure. This discrepancy between resource availability and need is important now more than ever. With the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the globe, many food service providers are finding themselves left with surplus food

Flock to EcoBuilding Bargains: Build a Chicken Coop [for Cheep]!

By |2020-04-25T09:00:37-04:00April 24th, 2020|Construction, Creative reuse, EcoBuilding Bargains, Reused Building Materials, Uncategorized|

We’ve all been feeling cooped up lately. For some people, this means spending all day tweeting, but at our reuse store, EcoBuilding Bargains, customers have been crowing over materials to build chicken coops! Raising chickens is a great way to get fresh eggs, teach children about where our food comes from, and become involved in

Earth Day Celebrates 50 Years!

By |2020-04-22T08:17:51-04:00April 22nd, 2020|Climate Change, Earth Month, Education, Energy Efficiency, Recycling, Renewable Energy, Sustainability|

This year, April 22, 2020, marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day! The first official Earth Day was held in 1970, when 22 million Americans engaged in rallies, marches, and educational programs to advocate for clean air, land, and water. Since then, Earth Day has grown to become a global celebration raising awareness of environmental issues

Building Better with Reclaimed Materials: A Customer Story

By |2020-04-03T13:22:47-04:00April 3rd, 2020|Architecture, Buildings, Construction, EcoBuilding Bargains, Home Energy Ratings, Reused Building Materials, Sustainability, Waste Diversion|

The hills are quiet and snow dusted, and a winding dirt drive leads to a home half-built into the hillside. This home, built and owned by James Moore, is sustainably designed and features many reclaimed finds from EcoBuilding Bargains, the largest reclaimed building materials store in New England. As a regular visitor to the